O'donoghue Family History

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O'donoghue Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnchadha ‘descendant of Donnchadh’ (see Donahue).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Donahue, O'donovan, Mcdonough, O'toole, Minogue, O'donnell, O'donohue

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O'donoghue Family Origin

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O'donoghue Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    23%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

In 1881, Going To School, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'donoghue. A less common occupation for the O'donoghue family was Carpenter. The most common O'donoghue occupation in Canada was Going To School. 23% of O'donoghue's were Going To Schools.

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O'donoghue Historical Records

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O'donoghue Life Expectancy

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